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Monday, October 15
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What was the main purpose of the Witan?

a. To overthrow the king
b. To fight against foreign countries
c. To provide advice to the king
d. To overturn the king's decisions

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About the Podcast: 60-Second Civics is a daily podcast that provides a quick and convenient way for listeners to learn about our nation’s government, the Constitution, and our history. The podcast explores themes related to civics and government, the constitutional issues behind the headlines, and the people and ideas that formed our nation’s history and government.

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60-Second Civics: Episode 3403, The Witan
Learn about the Witan.

60-Second Civics: Episode 3400, The Norman Invasion
Learn about the Anglo-Saxons.

60-Second Civics: Episode 3399, The Anglo-Saxon Era and the Law
Learn about the Anglo-Saxons.

60-Second Civics: Episode 3398, Anglo-Saxon Law
Learn about the Anglo-Saxons.

60-Second Civics: Episode 3397, The Viking Impact on Britain
Learn about the vikings.

60-Second Civics: Episode 3396, Anglo-Saxon Society
Learn about the Anglo-Saxons.

60-Second Civics: Episode 3395, The Anglo-Saxons Arrive in England
Learn about the Anglo-Saxons.

60-Second Civics: Episode 3394, The Rise and Fall of Roman Britain
Learn about Roman Britain.

60-Second Civics: Episode 3393, Benjamin Franklin: Enlightenment Thinker
Learn about Benjamin Franklin.

60-Second Civics: Episode 3392, Reason and Observation
Learn about Enlightenment era thinkers.